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Wednesday, February 15, 2017



Overview of Issues before the STB



 To Be Announced
Senior Official
Association of American Railroads


Discussion will include details on why AAR has certain stances and some assessment of why others might feel differently. Given the new administration, how might the regulations/government position change? Are the vacancies on the STB problematic? How do these issues affect the American consumer? How do they affect the economy?



12:00 noon Social Period; 12:30 PM Lunch; 1:00 PM Speaker



Old Ebbitt Grill, 675 15th St., N.W., Washington, DC 20005
Two blocks west of 13th & G Metro Center exit (serving Red, Orange, and Blue Lines)


Market salad, roasted chicken (you may request a vegetarian option instead), soda, tea, or coffee



$34 TRF members, full time students with current ID,
$42 non-members.

Payment by check (made out to TRF-Washington Chapter or TRF), cash, or credit card at the door (prepayment on website is temporarily discontinued while TRF shifts to new management company). Member price applies to non-members joining that day or to 10 or more attending from the same organization.


Call Jack Ventura ((301) 593-1872) or e-mail [email protected]  for reservations no later than Mon., Feb. 13, 11:00 AM.  Please provide: (a) name and affiliation, (b) request, if you wish, for a vegetarian alternative, and, if non-member, (b) phone number.  If you’ve reserved but find you are unable to attend, you must cancel by Feb. 13 or find a replacement.  Because we must supply the restaurant a minimum guarantee, those who don’t cancel in time or provide a replacement will be subject to a $10 fee to help us make up the shortfall.  Send the no-show fee (by check made out to TRF Washington Chapter) to TRF Washington Chapter, P.O. Box 7346, Washington, DC 20044.